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Communication between science and the local community in Longyearbyen

Written by: Lisbeth Iversen and Alexandra Meyer Edited by: Danita Catherine Burke Lisbeth Iversen (NERSC) and Alexandra Meyer have written a workshop report from a dialogue-workshop they had with local actors in Longyerbyen on December 6 2018. The aim of the workshop was to initiate a dialogue on knowledge, challenges and possibilities related to climate, nature, and the … Continue reading Communication between science and the local community in Longyearbyen

Two Women – 9 months – 78 degrees north: Hilde Will Be the First Woman To Winter On Svalbard Without Men

Wintering at Svalbard had been a lifelong dream of Hilde Fålun Strøm (51). However, it was only when nature required its first ‘climate deaths’ that her trip found its goal and a meaning larger than herself. (Originally published at: March 18, 2019 Written by: Elisabeth Bergquist This is an article originally posted in High North News.)